overwhelmed overwhelmed adj. 1. same as {overpowered}.

Syn: overcome, overpowered, swamped, engulfed. [WordNet 1.5]

2. defeated easily by a greatly superior opponent.

Syn: routed. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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